WhatsApp is a famous messaging app and millions of people like it. This is the reason why hackers and vicious people doing illegal work can use your account to spread rumors and other activities through it. Although WhatsApp uses fairly strong end-to-end encryption to keep your chats safe, there is no guarantee that hackers cannot access your account.
Verification code is leaked. In this lockdown, it has been found that the hackers have shown cleverness to access the accounts of the users. Describing himself as a member of the WhatsApp technical team, he asked the users for a six-digit verification code to authenticate their identity.
Users who give their verification codes to hackers are not able to access their account, but the users who did not share their codes brought this scam in front of everyone. Those who shared here got caught in this trap. So what do you have to do? How will you recover your WhatsApp account?
The good thing you will get from the FAQ page is that WhatsApp has the answer. The company has its own FAQ page, which describes how to recover the stolen account.
Let us know what can be done in such a situation-
First of all, sign in to WhatsApp with your phone number.
-Now verify your phone number by entering the six digit verification code that came via SMS. Once you have done this, the hacker will be logged out of your account.
-If you have enabled two-step verification on your account, you will be asked to enter the code. Just enter the code and you are ready.
-If you don’t know this code, WhatsApp will tell you that whoever is using your account has enabled two-step verification. In such a situation, you will have to wait 7 days to sign in to your account.